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Chance Of Breast Cancer Small Breasts
The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more
Do small breasts have a better survival rate with breast cancer because of early detection (via self-exam)? Or are they handicapped by breast density?
Do all women with small breasts have dense breasts? My mom had dense breasts and had breast cancer at 54. Does this mean I will?
No: Dense breast have nothing to do with size. It represents a mammographic finding where most tissue seen on the film is breast tissue with little fat present. With age more fat replaces the existing breast tissue so that mammograms can be more easily interpreted. This is one of the reasons mammos should not be performed before age 35. The other is that younger breast tissue sensitive to RT. ...Read more
On my left breast i found a small syst. when i touch i can feel it as medium hard.no pain and no irritation.Is there any chances of breast cancer?
See a doctor: you are 25 years old most likely chance of cancer is zero but you need to pay attention to the cyst that you have either it is a oil gland cyst on the breast that is fine as long as it is not infected if it is deeper cyst that mean you can feel but you could not see you better go and see your doctor to make sure nothing to worry about and he can aspirated and make disappear in his office ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best prevention Rx: Unfortunately, some women are at such high risk for breast cancer, that at the present time the best means of prevention is to undergo bilateral 'prophylactic' mastectomies. Quite often, these people have watched loved-ones have breast (or ovarian) cancer and have lived with the fear that their cancer was inevitable. Though extreme, this operation often leads to a much better quality of life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm going smtimes in solarium for 10 min with break then 15 min without wearing bra. How big is a chance of breast cancer?
What do you think, could having your breasts and lymph nodes removed eliminate your chance of breast cancer?
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